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The Curious Cook: More Kitchen Science and Lore, Harold McGee
41 The Curious Cook: More Kitchen Science and Lore
Harold McGee
Berkeley, California North Point Press 1990 0865474524 / 9780865474529 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Clean orange endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 339 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In this lighthearted yet eminently informative book, McGee applies a scrupulous scientific method to his activities with pots and pans, examining many traditional practices and the biochemical nature of common foods. McGee is a foodwriter with a knack for science and a scientist with a penchant for grace and style. Who better to shed light on the daily wonders in our kitchens? 026100

Price: 25.00 USD
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Indonesian Cookery, Hiang, Lie Sek
42 Indonesian Cookery
Hiang, Lie Sek
New York Crown Publishing 1963 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean bright orange cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 254 pages with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), hint of very faint soiling, a few tiny nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021872

Price: 15.00 USD
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Cakes, Pastry and Dessert Dishes, Hill, Janet M.
43 Cakes, Pastry and Dessert Dishes
Hill, Janet M.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1917 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, published September, 1917. Decorated American trade binding. Olive cloth boards with cream lettering and decoration on cover, dark brown lettering and small decoration on spine. Hint of faintest soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Frontis photo illustration with tissue guard, featuring birthday cake and wedding cake. Many more illustrations throughout. 276 pages with index. Envelope at rear of book laid in with more old recipes, clipped and handwritten. 024298

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Up-to-Date Waitress, Hill, Janet McKenzie
44 The Up-to-Date Waitress
Hill, Janet McKenzie
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1923 New Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Very clean decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket. Brown-olive cloth boards with cream and black decoration, white lettering on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with half-tone engravings of tables, prepared dishes, appliances, etc. Preface by the author. 184 pages. Dust jacket has large edge chips, a few closed edge tears, but clean and attractive in archival quality mylar cover. A peek into what life was like in households with staff in the 1920's. Duties of the wait staff; the dining room and the pantry and their furnishings; care of the pantry and dining room; styles of serving meals; afternoon tea; rules of good service; carving; picnic baskets and traveler's lunch; care of lamps; care of sleeping rooms; serving meals without a maid (!). 024327

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Malcolm Hillier's Christmas, Hillier, Malcolm
45 Malcolm Hillier's Christmas
Hillier, Malcolm
New York Dorling Kindersley, Inc. 1992 1-56458-099-7 / 9781564580993 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful decorated endpapers. 120 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs throughout. Clean bright dustjacket has no wear, is not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Beautiful Christmas decorating ideas and traditional seasonal recipes from around the world are presented with creative flair. Approx. 8" x 11". Christmas. 012107

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book, Hirtzler, Victor
46 The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book
Hirtzler, Victor
Chicago The Hotel Monthly Press 1919 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering and line border on cover and spine. Tiny spot of wear to one corner at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with clean decorated endpapers. Lovely frontis photograph of the author. No names, writing or marks. 430 pages with index. Copyright date 1919, no additional printings. Recipes and menus by Victor Hirtzler, former Chef of the Hotel St. Francis in San Francisco, California. 021206

Price: 70.00 USD
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Recipes from A French Herb Garden, Holt, Geraldene
47 Recipes from A French Herb Garden
Holt, Geraldene
New York Simon & Schuster 1989 067167966X / 9780671679668 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one short closed edge tear on rear panel corner, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024347

Price: 12.00 USD
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Catering for Two - Comfort and Economy for Small Households, James, Alice L.
48 Catering for Two - Comfort and Economy for Small Households
James, Alice L.
New York G. P. Putnam's 1898 First Edition Hardcover Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth boards with black lettering, dark blue decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying, light soiling (faint damp-stain to rear board). Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Small old price mark at upper corner of front free endpaper - no other marks. 337 pages with index. Recipes and household tips for couples or very small families - including dinner and lunch recipes, desserts. 024279

Price: 20.00 USD
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Red Hot Chili Pepper - Bring a Touch of Fire to Your Cooking with this Sizzling Collection of More than 140 Chili-Hot Recipes, Jenni Fleetwood
49 Red Hot Chili Pepper - Bring a Touch of Fire to Your Cooking with this Sizzling Collection of More than 140 Chili-Hot Recipes
Jenni Fleetwood
Hermes House 2002 1843096552 / 9781843096559 First Unknown Fine 
Clean first edition. Large soft cover book - approx. size: 9" x 12". No creasing, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 256 pages with index. 025989

Price: 12.00 USD
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Cake Decorating workstation, Jenny, Harris
50 Cake Decorating workstation
Jenny, Harris
Los Angeles Price Stern Sloan 1995 0843179732 / 9780843179736 Hardcover Near Fine 
Cake decorating workstation wirh 48 pages of illustrations (drawings and color photos) and instructions on cake decorationg, and all the tools needed in a small kit (complete in original attached package). Clean, complete, no wear. 020037

Price: 20.00 USD
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Provence Harvest: With recipes by Jacques Chibois, Jones, Louisa; Chibois, Jacques
51 Provence Harvest: With recipes by Jacques Chibois
Jones, Louisa; Chibois, Jacques
New York Stewart, Tabori & Chang 2005 1584794348 / 9781584794349 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Large book (approx. size 9" x 12"). Gorgeous color illustrated glossy boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With 40 recipes by award-winning chef Jacques Chibois. Photographs by Guy Hervais. 231 pages plus index, index of ingredients, address book, bibliography and acknowledgements. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024439

Price: 35.00 USD
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Julie and Julia 365 days, 524 recipes, 1 tiny apartment kitchen ..., Julie Powell
52 Julie and Julia 365 days, 524 recipes, 1 tiny apartment kitchen ...
Julie Powell
Little, Brown 2005 031610969X / 9780316109697 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean book - no fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 309 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The book which launched the movie "Julie & Julia" starring Meryl Streep as Julia Child. 023494

Price: 15.00 USD
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Mollie Katzen's Vegetable Heaven - Over 200 Recipes for Uncommon Soups, Tasty Bites, Side Dishes, and Too Many Desserts, Katzen, Mollie
53 Mollie Katzen's Vegetable Heaven - Over 200 Recipes for Uncommon Soups, Tasty Bites, Side Dishes, and Too Many Desserts
Katzen, Mollie
New York Hyperion 1997 0786862688 / 9780786862689 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean illustrated boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean gold endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in full color. 223 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024083

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Cuisine of Hubert Keller, Keller, Hubert
54 The Cuisine of Hubert Keller
Keller, Hubert
Berkeley, California Ten Speed Press 1996 0898158079 / 9780898158076 First Edition, First Printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in dust jacket in fine condition. Very clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean burgundy endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Gorgeous full color photographs throughout. 229 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. 023747

Price: 70.00 USD
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Mrs. Appleyard's Kitchen, Kent, Louise Andrews
55 Mrs. Appleyard's Kitchen
Kent, Louise Andrews
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1942 Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
Later printing of first edition. Yellow-beige cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. One small faint spot to lower front board edge (size of pea), otherwise book is very clean. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name and date at top corner of front free endpaper. 319 pgs. with index. Illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has up to 3/4" chipping at top spine edge and corners, shallow chipping at base of spine, separated at front spine fold; soiling along rear edge of flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Mrs. Appleyard's ideas about things to eat -- their selection, their preparation, and especially the proper mental and social attitudes toward them - are set forth with charm, humor, and good taste. 018635

Price: 20.00 USD
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56 The Graham Kerr Cookbook
Kerr, Graham (The Galloping Gourmet)
Garden City Doubleday 1969 First Edition, Third Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean color illustrated cloth boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 284 pgs. with index. Color illustrated endpapers (herbs and spices). Illustrations throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has minor edgewear, very shallow small chip at top rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Cook Book. 007201

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Casablanca Cookbook: Wining and Dining at Rick's, Key,Sarah; Brazil, Jennifer Newman; Wells, Vicki
57 The Casablanca Cookbook: Wining and Dining at Rick's
Key,Sarah; Brazil, Jennifer Newman; Wells, Vicki
New York Abbeville Press 1992 1558594744 / 9781558594746 First Edition Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean glossy illustrated boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with scenes from the movie "Casablanca" starring Humphrey Bogart. Recipes like "Last-Plane-Out Lenti and Lamb Salad, "Rick and Ilsa's Apricot Pistachio Cake." 64 pages. 024063

Price: 15.00 USD
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Confessions of a Sneaky Organic Cook, Kinderlehrer, Jane
58 Confessions of a Sneaky Organic Cook
Kinderlehrer, Jane
Emmaus, Penna. Rodale Press, Inc. 1971 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Charnoski, Joseph J. 
Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and edges are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. 245 pgs.Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some chipping to top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. How to make your family healthy when they're not looking. 8 Vo. Cook Book. 014306

Price: 12.00 USD
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Every Day's a Party - Louisiana Recipes for Celebrating With Family and Friends, Lagasse, Emeril; Bienvenu, Marcelle; Willett, Felicia
59 Every Day's a Party - Louisiana Recipes for Celebrating With Family and Friends
Lagasse, Emeril; Bienvenu, Marcelle; Willett, Felicia
New York William Morrow & Co 1999 0688164307 / 9780688164300 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line. Gift quality. Clean red boards with clean black cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 338 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Emeril's Louisiana recipes for every festival or celebration that makes the good times roll. 018558

Price: 12.00 USD
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In Pursuit of Flavor, Lewis, Edna
60 In Pursuit of Flavor
Lewis, Edna
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1988 Book Club Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Hardcover book and dust jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with line drawings. 323 pages with index. Bright dust jacket has 1" chip at upper left corner, a few small spots to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 200 wonderful tasting American dishes along wit Edna Lewis's secrets for getting the best flavor out of food. 026102

Price: 25.00 USD
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